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Architectural drawings for the Berlin Y.M.C.A.

  • SCA303-GA339
  • Fonds
  • 1895

File consists of three architectural drawings of the building of the Berlin [Kitchener] Y.M.C.A. at 22 Queen Street North. Includes a side elevation, main and upper floor plans, and details of the locker room.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

Joe Connell 76.

Two audio cassettes containing a recording of the salute to Joseph Orr Connell on his retirement from the YMCA in May 1976. Presentations during the salute included opening remarks, a history of Joseph Connell’s time served in the YMCA, speeches by friends and YMCA members about Joseph Connell’s impact and legacy on the YMCA locally and nationally.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

Joseph Connell draft speeches.

Draft speech notes written by Joseph Orr Connell on envelopes, dated 1963 to 1966. The notes outline topics ranging from youth in modern society, changes and trends in society, women, and world peace. Also includes a speech, written in French, which expressed Joseph Connell’s gratitude to the Industrial Accident Prevention Association of Quebec, dated April 4, 1963. Also includes a photocopy of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra concert program from Wednesday, November 12, 1952. Joseph Connell, as YMCA Secretary, was listed as a speaker providing remarks of appreciation during the concert. The program contains an assortment of ads from local businesses and companies such as salons, insurance companies, and furniture stores.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association : 2018 accrual.

Draft speeches written by Joseph Connell between 1963 and 1966, and audio cassettes containing recordings of some speeches and sessions delivered during the Young Men’s Christian Association’s (YMCA) annual meeting held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 13-17, 1984. Also includes two audio cassettes featuring a recording of the salute to Joseph Orr Connell on his retirement from the YMCA in May 1976 and one audio cassette containing a recording of remarks given by Charles Greb at the opening of a new Waterloo Family YMCA on June 10, 1971.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association fonds.

The fonds contains material relating to the organization, administration and operations of the Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association from 1906 to 1992. Includes annual reports, minutes of the Board of Directors and its committees, financial records, legal records relating to land transactions, returns to the Provincial Secretary, correspondence, and other records relating to buildings and facilities, staff and programs. Includes material relating to the K-W Y's Men's Club, Delta Phalanx, the Spokes Club and Pan Politae.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

Y WAT 71 VOY 84 ADD.

Side 1; a recording of a speech given by Charles E. Greb on the opening of a new Waterloo YMCA on June 10, 1971. His speech discussed the history and background of the YMCA in the Kitchener-Waterloo region and its transition to being a family-orientated organization.

Side 2; a recording of closing remarks presented by Charles Greb at the annual meeting of the YMCA’s of Canada held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on June 16, 1984. At the time, Charles Greb was at the end of his two-year terms as Chairman of the National Council of YMCA’s of Canada. His speech focused on the YMCA’s global endeavours. There is a clearer duplicate of the recording in File 2: YMCA 27.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

YMCA 1.

Side 1 and 2; a recording of a presentation given by Alan Gregg at the annual meeting of the YMCA’s of Canada held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 13, 1984. His presentation discussed the ‘Baby Boomer’ (1946-1966) generation’s impact on society, the depression of birth rates, and the increase of women in the work force.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

YMCA 18.

A recording of devotions given by Egon Slopianka, First Secretary of the European Alliance of YMCA’s, as well as Robert Vakey, member of the National Council of the Canadian YMCA at the annual meeting of the YMCA’s of Canada held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 15, 1984.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

YMCA 2.

A recording of a presentation given by Solon B. Cousins, National Executive Director of the YMCA in the United States, at the annual meeting of the YMCA’s of Canada held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 13, 1984. His presentation discussed a number of topics including increased anti-immigration sentiments in the United States, economic inflation, and the rising cost of living in North America.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

YMCA 25.

Side 1 and 2; a recording of a presentation given by Margaret Catley-Carlson, President of the Canadian International Development Agency at the annual meeting of the YMCA’s of Canada held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 16, 1984. This presentation was part of plenary session V and discussed the power and potential of the voluntary sector in humanitarian efforts and shortfalls of the current government. Additionally, she talked about the power of organizations like the YMCA to respond to change and confront the dangers of nuclear war, threats to the environment, and the continuing problem of world poverty. Some parts of Margaret Catley-Carlson’s speech were delivered in French.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

YMCA 27.

Side 1; a recording of a speech given by Rix Rogers, Secretary General and Chief Executive Officer of the National Council, YMCA during the annual meeting of the YMCA’s of Canada held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 16, 1984. During his speech, Rix Rogers discussed the contributions of YMCA staff and a report of the year’s activities in each service area: field services, government relations, program development, international development, Geneva Park located in Orillia, Ontario, and administrative services. Additionally, he commented on the coordination, resources and information management systems needed at the YMCA.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

YMCA 28.

Side 1 and 2; a recording of a presentation given by Tony Paterson, member of the YMCA Government Relations Committee, at the annual meeting of the YMCA’s of Canada held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 16, 1984. This presentation was part of plenary session IV and provided a summary of a vote held during the annual meeting. Subjects discussed in the presentation include YMCA programming, relation, and development as well as future trends and needs.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

YMCA 3.

A recording of a presentation given by Matthew Malaker, founder of the YMCA in Bangladesh, at the annual meeting of the YMCA’s of Canada held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 13, 1984. His presentation discussed how the YMCA provided social opportunities and benefited communities in Bangladesh.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

YMCA 4.

A recording of a presentation given by Jim Love, President of the World YMCA, at the annual meeting of the YMCA’s of Canada held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 14, 1984. This presentation was part of plenary session III and discussed the YMCA’s visions and global perspectives. Additionally, he commented on the YMCA’s humanitarian efforts in war torn countries and recently decolonized countries.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

YMCA 5.

A recording of devotions given by Richard Patten, Director of the Ottawa office of the National Council, YMCA, as well as Ghassan Sayah, General Secretary of the YMCA in Beirut, Lebanon at the annual meeting of the YMCA’s of Canada held in Halifax, Nova Scotia on June 15, 1984.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association